Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Philadelphia.
Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).
How far is Philadelphia from Los Angeles?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Philadelphia. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 2401.481 miles
- 3864.809 kilometers
- 2086.830 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 2396.206 miles
- 3856.320 kilometers
- 2082.246 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Los Angeles and Philadelphia is 3 hours. Philadelphia is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.
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Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 264 kg (581 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Los Angeles (LAX) → Philadelphia (PHL).